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Grand Tudor style $3.5M estate in Manoa has April 1st Open House
2012: Earl Scruggs, the bluegrass banjo player whose playing style influenced generations of musicians, dies of natural causes at the age of 88 in Nashville, Tennessee. Scruggs, along with his guitarist partner Lester Flatt, helped shape the sound of 20th-century country music. Flatt & Scruggs, as they were known, were best known for two signature songs: "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" and "The Ballad of Jed Clampett." Scruggs also helped shape the "high, lonesome sound" of Bill Monroe, often referred to as the father of bluegrass, after joining Monroe's band, the Blue Grass Boys, in 1945.
Vikings sack Paris, the Hollywood Walk of Fame gets its first star, President Eisenhower dies, and Three Mile Island melts down, all on this day.
The Hawaiian Humane Society is expanding to West Oahu with a plan to open a new shelter on a 5-acre site donated by a major developer.
An Idaho man's $30 bar tab could turn into $1,000 and a year of jail after he called 911 a total of 12 times to complain about being overcharged for his beer.
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